COVID-19 Special Edition
Big biological threats over the last couple decades have taught us one thing: More are on the way.
COVID-19 is teaching us a brutal lesson: Invest in public health or suffer the consequences.
Preparedness policies require a long view—but politicians tend to think short-term.
Breaking the Chains of COVID-19 Transmission
One COVID-19 patient could lead to thousands of new cases. Contact tracers use calls, texts, and personal persuasion to prevent that from happening.
Lisa Cooper explains why the pandemic hit African American communities especially hard.
For asylum seekers, the incarcerated, frontline doctors, and others, COVID-19 has made hard lives harder.
As the world fights SARS-CoV-2, the numbers funnel through one critical Johns Hopkins map.
Misinformation about SARS-CoV-2 is as contagious as the virus itself.
From a virtual ICU to a Navajo Nation quarantine, public health experts solve novel challenges.
An old-school approach offers a fast, stopgap solution for a modern pandemic.
"Then COVID-19 hit—and dad, with lungs of steel and the heart of a lion, was fighting for his life at 61."
What you need to know about all those COVID-19 predictions.
A global approach to universal psychological responses.
COVID-19 and Suicide
The pandemic has created a convergence of suicide risk factors that need a public health response.
Universities responded to the pandemic with sound science and advice. We can still do more.
COVID-19 research is happening at lightning speed—sometimes at the expense of sound science.
Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines
Getting COVID-19 vaccines to those who need them most will require unprecedented global cooperation.
A return to normal requires a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. What will it take to get one?
How COVID-19 has reset the present and the future.
Virologist Andy Pekosz surveys some of the strategies in the works to stop SARS-CoV-2.
Some epidemiologists believe human genetics plays a role in who gets sick and how sick they get.
Author of The Great Influenza reconsiders science, leadership, and society.
COVID-19 brought us horror. Science gives us possibilities.
Pausing in Gratitude